NIH Diversity Calendar - February 2021

February: Black History Month

  • 1st
    National Freedom Day
  • 8th
    Nirvana Day (Buddhist)
  • 12th
    Lunar New Year
  • 12th
    Chinese New Year
  • 14th
    Race Relations Day
  • 16th
    Shrove Tuesday/Mardi Gras
  • 17th
    Ash Wednesday
  • 20th
    World Day of Social Justice
  • 24th
    Ayyam-I-Ha or Intercalary Days (Baha’i) (Feb 24 - Feb 28)
  • 25th
    Purim (Jewish) (Feb 25 - Feb 26)
  • 26th
    Magha Puja (Buddhist)
  • 27th
    Tu Bishvat/Tu B’Shevat (Arbor Day)
  • 28th
    Nineteen Day Fast (Baha’i) (Feb 2 - Mar 19)